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Joining Forces

Many of you know that I’m a mom and mom-in-law of a military family.  Those of us who see the sacrifices these families make often wonder what they can do to support them.  Check out this video about a new initiative called  “Joining Forces” to see what concrete actions you can take:

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Independence Day 2010

Just over a month ago on Memorial Day, I wrote a post about how to support the families of military personnel who are deployed around the world. At the time, it had been just a few weeks since my Army son-in-law Doug (whom I prefer to call my “son-in-heart”) had left for an overseas assignment. […]

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Making Memorial Day Matter

For most of us in the U.S. it’s a welcome three day weekend. It’s the start of the summer. It’s time to fire up the grill and invite some friends over for barbecue. But for military families who’ve lost loved ones in Iraq and Afghanistan, or who are living without their deployed loved ones, Memorial Day is no picnic. […]

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